Commercial

  • Kush Sinha directs sister Sonakshi for TV commercial 25-02-2014 03:13 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha's son Kush has directed actress-sister Sonakshi for a TV commercial. Kush, who has previously assisted likes of Sanjay Leela Bhansali on 'Saawariya' and Abhinav Kashyap on 'Besharam' and 'Dabanng', has recently taken on the mantle to shoot a new ad film with Sonkashi, 26. "Our...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on Congress over its ad commercials ahead of polls 09-02-2014 12:09 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes a jibe at the Congress over the slew of advertisements the party has released ahead of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Coal-using petha units shut down in Agra for flouting environmental norms 01-02-2014 05:41 PM

    A dozen petha-making units in this city of the Taj were shut down late Friday after they were found to be flouting environmental norms, district authorities said on Saturday. Last week Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Bhatnagar visited the area and advised the petha (a sweet) unit owners to shift outside the...
  • Surat: Fire breaks out in commercial buidling, 4 dies 29-01-2014 04:48 PM

    Four persons were asphyxiated to death and three others injured when a fire broke out in a commercial building in Surat on Wednesday, a fire official said. The blaze erupted on the ground floor of the four-storey building on Amroli-Sayan Road where an embroidery factory was operating, divisional fire officer...
  • Dekh Le: Men who shamelessly ogle at women must watch this 18-12-2013 05:39 PM

    Whether they are in a bus/train, on roads or at a plush eating joint, women can never feel safe. Men ogle, whistle, pass derogatory remarks and do virtually everything to harass their female counterparts. In a bid to spread the message about women empowerment, Whistling Woods International has come up...
  • Gone Viral: Pantene's new commercial condemns gender stereotypes 30-11-2013 10:38 AM

    There is no denying the fact that television commercials have often been used to reinforce gender stereotypes that exist in our society. While many feel these advertisements are safe, there are those who condemn such commercials for sending out a wrong message to the masses. Pantene Philippines' new commercial, which...
  • Tanishq commercial: Has the crusader overwhelmed the salesman? 16-11-2013 02:42 PM

    It's landmark stuff alright! A bride is getting dressed in wedding finery and walking towards the wedding area with a little girl. As the couple begin their 'saat pheres', the little girl, excited and restless, indicates she wants to join them. The lady endeavours to shshhh her, feeling slightly self-conscious...
  • 17-year-old set to be the youngest pilot to fly a commercial aircraft 30-09-2013 09:05 AM

    Srinagar: Seventeen-year-old Ayesha Aziz has become an inspiration for many teenagers as she is set to become the youngest pilot to fly a commercial aircraft. For Ayesha, who comes from Baramullah in Kashmir, she says sky is the limit. The 17-year-old has already clocked 30 hours of flying and needs...
  • RBI to issue inflation-indexed savings certificates 04-09-2013 08:45 PM

    The Reserve Bank of India will issue inflation-indexed savings certificates which will be linked to Consumer Price Index (CPI) by November 2013 as a means to protect households against inflation. Governnor Raghuram Rajan announced this on Wednesday, saying the need of the hour is to protect households from inflation. He...
  • Govt to auction unused transport land soon for commercial use 29-08-2013 11:00 PM

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said her government has decided to auction unused land of the transport department in the metropolis for commercial use. "Unused land within all transport depots under KMC Ward No 1 to 100 will be put on auction soon for commercial use," Banerjee...
  • KKR given time to pay tax for IPL matches played at Ranchi 08-08-2013 12:25 AM

    The Jamshedpur Urban Circle Commercial Tax Department has granted the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) three weeks time to pay entertainment tax for two IPL matches played at the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi in May 2012. "We have asked them to pay the tax as well as the interest accrued...
  • NASA pushing to keep 'space taxi' competition going 01-08-2013 07:16 AM

    Florida: NASA is pressing ahead with a program to fly its astronauts on commercial spaceships despite budget uncertainties that threaten to undermine a heated competition for its business. Since 2010, when the US space agency begin partnering with private companies interested in developing space taxis, and May 2014, when the...
  • Govt will liberalise FDI policy to raise more funds: Chidambaram 31-07-2013 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: Faced with sliding rupee, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that the government will further liberalise the FDI policy and encourage the public sector undertakings to raise funds from overseas markets. Addressing media on completion of one year as Finance Minister, he exuded confidence that economy would...
  • Actresses not just pretty faces anymore: Chitrangada 27-07-2013 03:01 PM

    Mumbai: The role of actresses has evolved a great deal in the Indian film industry, believes Chitrangada Singh, who says they've come a long way from being just "pretty faces on screen" once upon a time. "Indian cinema has really evolved in the recent years and the role of actresses...
  • ICPA accuses Air India of arbitrarily altering A320 operating norms 17-07-2013 11:59 AM

    Mumbai: Indian Commercial Pilots Association has sent a letter to the Civil Aviation Minister citing concerns over a procedure change in Air India. Air India has changed the flight operating procedures for narrow-body A320 aircraft stating that the acceleration altitudes should be brought down. The pilots say that Air India...
  • SBI to raise $500-$600 million in offshore borrowing 17-04-2013 01:35 AM

    Mumbai: State Bank of India plans to raise $500-$600 million worth of offshore external commercial borrowings in three to four months time, a senior executive said on Tuesday. India's largest lender priced a five-year, $1 billion bond issue with a coupon of 3.25 per cent last week, generating interest of...
  • HC rules in favour of BEST in MTNL tariff case 08-04-2013 11:35 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has upheld the decision of a power distribution company categorising telephone exchanges of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) as 'commercial consumer' for the purpose of charging tariff. MTNL had filed a petition challenging the decision of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) to change...
  • Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma team up again for TV commercial 02-04-2013 03:15 PM

    Imran khan and Anushka Sharma have teamed up again for a TV commercial. They were last seen in 'Matru Ki Bijali Ka Mandola'. ...
  • Vidya Balan lets her hair down during TV commercial shoot 16-03-2013 06:14 PM

    Actor and newly wed Vidya Balan had some fun during her shoot for a television commercial. ...
  • Tihar Jail inmates launch music album 09-01-2013 08:59 AM

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  • F1 teams close to signing new commercial agreement 25-10-2012 08:11 PM

    Greater Noida: Formula One teams have broadly agreed to a hike in entry fees next year and a new 'Concorde' commercial agreement could be signed very soon, Mercedes principal Ross Brawn said on Thursday. The Concorde is a confidential commercial agreement between the rights-holding company, the 12 teams whose cars...
  • What happened to Rajesh Khanna?

    Pentaprism |  Rohit Vats
    I am assuming that most of us have seen the new Rajesh Khanna fan commercial by now. Isn't it fascinating to see Rajesh Khanna performing...

  • No sealing in Delhi till March 2012: SC 03-01-2012 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended till March its order staying the sealing of unauthorised commercial units operating in residential localities in the national capital and asked the authorities to ensure that no fresh encroachments or regularisations were permitted during the period. A bench of justices G S...
  • Behind the scenes: Akshay shoots for a commercial 01-12-2011 11:46 AM

    Akshay Kumar's last release 'Desi Boyz' might not have set the box office on fire but that is not stopping the actor from shooting for a deodorant commercial. ...
  • Popular T Nagar showrooms in Chennai sealed 31-10-2011 05:39 PM

    CHENNAI: The city's commercial hub at T Nagar woke up to a rude shock on Monday with the Chennai Corporation and Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) sealing over 30 popular buildings/commercial establishments for violating building norms. According to CMDA officials, notices to around 60 commercial establishments - mostly textile, jewellery...